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Airport staff warned: ‘Don’t open luggage of OFWs, tourists’

Airport personnel should refrain from opening the bags and luggage of returning overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) and tourists in the country. Department of Transportation (DOTr) Secretary Arthur Tugade reiterated this, following an incident involving a Korean couple...

DOLE pushing for OFWs’ access to passport, phones in MOU with Kuwait

The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) wants overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in Kuwait to be allowed to keep their passports and have regular access to their mobile devices. Labor Undersecretary Claro Arellano said these provisions are included in the proposed...

IKEA ‘nap truck’ starts rolling around the UAE today

Sleepy residents and expats in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) can now squeeze in a 20-minute power nap in the newly-launched mobile bedroom provided by truck as it rolls around Dubai, Abu Dhabi, and Al Ain everyday starting Thursday, February 22 until March 6, 2018....

Filipino fencers to compete in major tourney in Dubai

The country’s top young fencing athletes are set to compete at the Asian Junior and Cadet Championships at the Hamdan Sports Complex in Dubai from February 24 to March 4. The Philippine Fencing Team, scheduled to leave the country on Thursday, will be led by 2017...

BB Gandanghari is now Uber driver in US

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Just months after signing a modelling contract with U.S. based The Brogan Agency, the former action star-turned-fashion model BB Gandanghari also now works as an Uber driver in the US, revealed her brother Robin Padilla.

Padilla shared in an interview with ABS-CBN morning show Magandang Buhay that BB does this job as a sideline job while pursuing her dream of becoming a Hollywood-model.

“Nandoon siya sa Amerika, nakikipagsapalaran. Uber driver siya doon,” Padlla said.

Padilla shared that he’s happy for BB, although he said he can’t help but worry over his sister’s new profession as a driver. “Medyo kinakabahan lang ako dahil siyempre Amerika yun. Hindi ko naman kabisado ang mga tao doon. Kung saan-saan siya minsan pumupunta. Nagku-cross country siya para sa mga hindi niya kilala.”

All is well between the siblings. BB congratulated Padilla in a surprise video message for the latter’s comeback at the big screen.
BB also noted that Robin and the megastar Sharon Cuneta are the true icons of the ‘90s.

“Congratulations to you and Sharon. Tama ang lahat ng naririnig ko because wala kayong kupas. Itayo natin ang bandila ng mga ’90s. You are the icon of the ’90s. I’m really very happy for you.”

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50% discount on traffic fines to end soon

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Sharjah and Ras Al Khaimah (RAK) Police urged the motorists to avail of the 50% discount on traffic fines before the 90-day grace period ends on February 28, 2018. Sharjah Police reminded traffic violators via Twitter that the offer will not be extended. Meanwhile,...

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Joey de Leon’s joke on TV contestant receives flak

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IKEA ‘nap truck’ starts rolling around the UAE today

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Filipino fencers to compete in major tourney in Dubai

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